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ETAG Event Shortlisted for Award

Posted on 22 May 2019

ETAG’s Digital Solutions for Tourism 2018 conference has been shortlisted for an E Award for “Best Use of Event Technology”! The E Awards celebrate the best, the most innovative and successful of Scotland’s dynamic events and festivals, and recognises the professionalism, diversity and creativity of all our suppliers This nomination particularly recognises our event partners […]

Edinburgh Tourism Strategy 2030 – Industry Consultation Survey

Posted on 9 May 2019

The Edinburgh Tourism Strategy Implementation Group (SIG) has initiated the process of developing the new 2030 Tourism Strategy. As part of that ETAG is facilitating a programme of industry and stakeholder consultations from March through to May 2019, including an online industry survey.  To have your say on the future of tourism in Edinburgh then please complete the […]

Scottish Tourism Alliance Survey

Posted on 15 March 2019

Are you passionate about your business and Scotland’s tourism assets? Have your say and tell STA how Scotland’s Tourism strategy is helping the sector. The results of this survey will feed in to and inform the development of Scotland’s new tourism strategy. Take the survey here.

Article: Working with Chinese KOLs

Posted on 1 February 2019 by Margaret McNeil

Alice He explains how partnership & collaborative is helping to sell Edinburgh and Scotland to Chinese visitors

Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme – now open!

Posted on 7 November 2018

To help more businesses become cyber secure, Scottish Enterprise are running a Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme which offers a voucher up to the value of £1000 to support Scottish SME’s to achieve the certification. What’s Cyber Essentials? It’s a UK Government backed certification run by the National Cyber Security Centre. It’s a simple, cost effective […]

Cyber Resilience Toolkit

Posted on 7 October 2018

The information we create and the data we hold about our customers has value to us. It also has value to others. This makes us all a target of cyber crime. In fact, more than 60% of SMEs had a security breach last year – but 65% still think they are not a target and […]

DTS Visitor Feedback Learning Hub

Posted on 22 June 2018

Any businesses looking for further support in managing their online reputation can now pick from over 20 short courses on how to best manage your visitor feedback. Digital Tourism Scotland’s Visitor Feedback Learning Hub offers free practical advice and step-by-step guides for experienced users and those just getting to grips with the basics. The Courses […]

Digital Development Funding

Posted on 20 June 2018

The Scottish Government recently launched the Digital Development Loan to provide Scottish SMEs access to finance to improve their digital capabilities. Companies can apply for £5,000-£50,000 to improve areas such as cyber security, data analytics and software engineering, as well as to develop staff skills in digital. The loan in interest free, allowing the initial […]

Article: China Ready Conference Resources

Posted on 5 May 2018

We hope you enjoyed the China Ready Conference – below you can access the Conference information and presentations: China Ready 2018 Conference Programme WeChat Setup Delegate List – China Ready Conference China Ready 2018 Exhibitors List PRESENTATIONS China Travel Trends and Pay Insights | Scott Brown, Managing Director, Redfern Associaties China Ready – Why Innovation Matters […]

ETAG Conference 2018 – The Follow Up

Posted on 1 February 2018

ETAG’s Annual Conference always aims to provide insights, information and inspiration for everyone involved in delivering Edinburgh’s hugely successful tourism offer. This year the Conference focused on ‘Managing Success’ as the key conference theme and we had a fantastic speaker line up, covering international best practice, local priorities and the very latest thinking around the […]